At the OutDoor, taking place in Friedrichshafen from 11 to 14 July 2013, Alpina presented the latest trekking boots collection and novelties. At the 20th edition of the trade fair, over 900 exhibitors from 42 countries, including the market leaders, presented themselves to their colleagues in the industry. OutDoor, the leading trade show absolutely sets footwear trends for the 2014 outdoor season.
ALPINA has innovatively applied its vast knowledge of skiing gear of champions to create outdoor boots that are evenly advanced and stubborn when it comes to reaching the top. They’re built from first-class technical solutions and durable materials so they make hard work look easy. This walking gear constantly provides stability, ensures comfort, repels water, and helps ventilate the foot. Trekking boots by ALPINA are able to transport their wearer everywhere, no matter how steep and how high the goal is.
One of the latets Alpina innovations VCP (Volume Control Plate), which allows for precise adaptation of the volume independently for the left and right foot, is now applied on almost every single Alpina backpacking, hiking and winter trekking boots. For the 2014 season, Alpina are making their products even more attractive through even greater functionality and generous comfort.
LIFE CAN BE SO COLOURFUL!
In upcoming outdoor boots collection special attention is given to the development and design of new women's backpacking and hiking boots. The message for the coming season is clear: Life can be so colourful! The dominant colours in the new collection for women include bright green, »lavender purple« and »ice blue«.
THE FUTURE EXPLORER TODAY.
New Alpina Approach trekking shoes deliver speed of movement, a lightweight construction, comfortable fit and superior protection and enables you to conquer demanding, technical terrains. Alpina presented new, bold colours of the new Approach model »Royal.«
XC World Cup 2012/2013
World Cup finale in Falun, Sweden.
Last weekend in Fallun, Sweden took place on the last races and at the same scene World Cup cross-country skiing finished.
Alpina racing team has achieved remarkable results and once again proved that the top cross-country ski boot Alpina ELITE PRO is the boot which belong to the champions all over the world.
The greatest success of the XC WC season 2012/13 is certainly a Big crystal globe won by Norwegian Petter Notrhug. With great performances and hard work throug the whole season and finaly with his victory on the last race in Fallun, he clinched the Overall World Cup title. Excellent classification overall has reached the VYLEGZHANIN Maxim (RUS) with the fifth place.
In the women's class, the best results overall reached Norvegian Heidi Weng on the excellent fifth place.
Alpina is really proud on superior Alpina racing boots, wich are the results of our own knowledge, long-term development of racing boots and close cooperation with top class athletes.
The Stockholm classic technique city sprint was the last World Cup sprint of the season. City sprint was the first part of the world Cup final. In the mens class the main focus was on the fight for the World Cup overall victory. Petter Northug, Alexander Legkov (both Alpina racing team) and Dario Cologna were in position for winning the World Cup.
On the last sprint of the season Petter Northug (NOR) won victory. Behind Northug was last year's winner Eirik Brandsdal (NOR) on second place. With Northug's victory he has taken over the Overall World Cup lead from Alexander Legkov. He now leads by 34 points over Legkov.
Last sprint was very seccessful also for other Alpina racing team athletes . Six of them finished among top ten.
In the womens race, Justyna Kowalczyk has already decided the overall World Cup. On the last womens sprint, after miserable fall, Mona Lisa MALVALEHTO, finished on sixth, SMUTNA Katerina on eighth place.